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October 13, 2023

Community Ofrenda


October 13, 2023
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville
1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501

Every Friday and Saturday in October, in keeping with this year’s Scarecrows in the Garden theme, Día de Muertos, make a tribute to your loved ones at a community ofrenda in the Kay & Douglas Ivester Visitor Center. Guests can color a sugar skull and write a remembrance of a special person they’ve lost.

Community ofrendas – altars or memory tables to honor loved ones with mementos during Día de Muertos – are traditionally decorated with lighted candles, foods and the favorite items of a person who has died. Our simplified version offers the opportunity to celebrate life in the Mexican tradition.

Knowledge Blooms

From planting tips to making terrariums and creating floral arrangements, there’s always something new to learn at the Gainesville Garden. 

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Garden members enjoy unlimited daytime entry for a full calendar year at the Atlanta and Gainesville Gardens. That includes open access during regular hours to Scarecrows in the Garden, and free admission to several seasonal events, like Goblins in the Garden and Cocktails in the Gainesville Garden.

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